January 25, 2013

Europe, Beware of Islamist Backlash

Benjamin Lazarus, The Commentator

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It should by now be clear that we are facing a mood and a movement far transcending the level of issues and policies and the governments that pursue them. This is no less than a clash of civilizations—the perhaps irrational but surely historic reaction of an ancient rival against our Judeo-Christian heritage, our secular present, and the worldwide expansion of both.

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TAGGED: Islamism, Europe


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